The East Aurora Cooperative Market fell short of its goal to raise $875,000 from its member owners by Aug. 15, but all is not lost. The Co-op Board of Directors announced Tuesday that the organization has been given the go-ahead to continue campaigning for the remainder of the needed investments, which is part of the process of securing the Co-op's hopeful future site in the first floor of the Red Brick Plaza at 591 Main St.
The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) will hold its third annual Back to School party at the Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 25.
For those whose thumbs are more brown than green, there is help. Nicole Morris-McLaughlin and Justyna Kelleran, both East Aurora residents and seasoned gardeners, are offering their expertise and hands-on help through their business Foodscapes WNY.
The Roycroft Power House is hosting a feast of art, food and music this Friday, Aug. 22. The event will run from 6-10 p.m. at the Power House, located at 39 S. Grove St. and will feature a photography exhibit, a “Food as Art” exhibit and music by The Wild Rumpus, an Appalachian “stompgrass” band.
This December, Holland Central School District residents will be asked to approve a capital project that could cost about $13 million. The focus will be on windows, roofs and masonry work on the outside of the two buildings.
The start and dismissal times at Holland's H.O. Brumsted Elementary School have fluctuated over the last 10 years, with some exceptions made to people who live close enough to walk to and from school. However, going forward the times will be kept constant, and all students in the elementary school will be dismissed at the same time. That means students will be in school from 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
At its Monday, Aug. 11 meeting, the Aurora Town Board dealt with a few quick items of business before adjourning after about 15 minutes. One of those items was referring two town property owners to the Aurora Town Court for judicial action.
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced that Elma resident Morgan Paladino has received the Gold Award, the highest award available in Girl Scouting. She was recognized earlier this month with 45 other scouts during a ceremony at Samuel's Grande Manor in Williamsville.
For Jamison Mercurio and his family, times were tough when his younger sister was diagnosed with leukemia a few years back. Camp Good Days offered relief from the pain by suggesting activities and helping his family get back on track.